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Genesis 29:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid unto his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid [for] an handmaid.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Laban also gave his maid Zilpah to his daughter Leah as a maid.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Laban gave to his daughter Leah, Zilpah his maid [for] a handmaid.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Laban gave to her Zilpah, his maidservant, to be maidservant to Leah his daughter.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Laban gave her Zilpah, his handmaid, unto Leah his daughter, as handmaid.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Laban giveth to her Zilpah, his maid-servant, to Leah his daughter, a maid-servant.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Giving his daughter a handmaid, named Zelpha. Now when Jacob had gone in to her according to custom, when morning was come he saw it was Lia.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Laban gaue vnto his daughter Leah, Zilpah his mayde, for a handmayd.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Laban gave to his daughter Leah{gr.Lea}, Zilpah{gr.Zelpha} his handmaid, as a handmaid for her.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Lavan gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid [for] an handmaid.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Lvn לָבָן 3837
{3837} Prime
לָבָן
Laban
{law-bawn'}
The same as H3836; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert.
gave 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto his daughter 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
L לֵאָה 3812
{3812} Prime
לֵאָה
Le'ah
{lay-aw'}
From H3811; weary; Leah, a wife of Jacob.
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Zilp זִלפָּה 2153
{2153} Prime
זִלְפָּה
Zilpah
{zil-paw'}
From an unused root apparently meaning to trickle, as myrrh; fragrant dropping; Zilpah, Leah's maid.
his maid 8198
{8198} Prime
שִׁפְחָה
shiphchah
{shif-khaw'}
Feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family; see H4940); a female slave (as a member of the household).
[for] an handmaid. 8198
{8198} Prime
שִׁפְחָה
shiphchah
{shif-khaw'}
Feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family; see H4940); a female slave (as a member of the household).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Zilpah:

Genesis 16:1 Now Sarai Abram's wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name [was] Hagar.
Genesis 24:59 And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.
Genesis 30:9-12 When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife. ... And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob a second son.
Genesis 46:18 These [are] the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and these she bare unto Jacob, [even] sixteen souls.
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